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Correspondence regarding the Planning and Founding of Connecticut College for Women , 1910-1918 (with gaps)

 Series

Scope and Contents

This series of correspondence details the formation of Connecticut College for Women. This includes responses to fundraising letters, discussions of trustee and staff positions, a sketch of a possible campus site, as well as letters of interest in the college from parents. There are also a large amount of letters from James Lee Love, which discuss his recommendation for a first President of the college and the final appointment of Dr. Sykes to the position.

Dates

  • 1910-1918 (with gaps)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Restrictions

This collection is open to researchers

Extent

From the Collection: 0.625 Linear Feet (1 Hollinger Box, 1 Half Hollinger Box)

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Linda Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives Repository

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